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Whale Vomit's Worth More Than Gold

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Whale vomit is worth thousands of dollars per pound. 00:33

  2. French perfume companies are paying for whale vomit due to it's compounds which have the ability to fix the scent of their products onto human skin. 01:00

  3. Scientists believe ambergris comes from the sperm whale's intestinal tract to help ease the passage of hard or sharp objects. 02:10